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PICTURES: Devastation in the Plains

JOPLIN, MO - MAY 29: (AFP OUT) President Barack Obama greets people as he pays a visit to the community that was devastated a week ago by a tornado on May 29, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. The tornado, which was packing winds of more than 200 mph, is now considered to hold the record for the highest death toll in U.S. history. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

photo of Catherine Hollander
May 24, 2011

More than 100 people died as a result of a massive tornado sweeping through Joplin, Mo., last Sunday. Rescue teams continue to search for survivors as residents salvage belongings from their homes.

President Obama surveyed damage in person this Sunday before speaking at a memorial service for victims of the tornado. The tornado has been classified as F4, with winds between 207 and 260 mph.

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